mark of excellence awards

Mark of Excellence

The Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Smart Home Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology. Each year manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators compete in more than 20 award categories for this coveted honor. Submissions for the 2022 Mark of Excellence Awards are now open. 

Mark of Excellence Award Winners Receive:

  1. Media and Industry Exposure

    Winners are announced in a press release to industry leaders and media, promoted in the March 2022 issue of CE Pro magazine and recognized on

  2. Recognition from Your Peers

    All entries are judged by independent experts within the industry. Winners receive an award in front of their industry peers at the Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Awards reception on Thursday, January 6.

2021 Winners

Entry categories include manufacturer products and integrator projects, as well as the Integrator of the Year Award, which celebrates outstanding business success, resource use, comprehensive technical skills and exceptional quality in professional installations.

Thank you to our 2021 judges. 


Audio Component Product of the Year: NAD MASTERS M33 | NAD Electronics

Audio/Video Distribution Product of the Year: BluOS | Lenbrook International

Automation Device of the Year: SAVANT Pro Remote X2 | SAVANT

Best Education or Support Program: Nortek Builder Services Program | Nortek Control

Emerging Home Technologies: DEN SmartStrike™ | DEN Smart Home

Energy Efficiency Product of the Year: GridRewards| Logical Buildings

Health and Wellness Product of the Year: SAVANT Daylight Mode | SAVANT

Lighting Product of the Year: DID Series Recessed LED Downlight | DMF Lighting

Networking Product of the Year: M6 AX Mesh System | Mercku

Rack or Mount Product of the Year: Dual-Purpose In-Wall Enclosures | On-Q

Security and Surveillance Product of the Year: 2GIG® EDGE Panel |Nortek Control

Soundbar of the Year: JBL Bar 5.0 Multibeam Soundbar | JBL by Harman

Speakers and Subwoofers – Indoor: Amina Mobius5i Invisible Loudspeaker | Amina

Video Display Product of the Year (Display): Epson EpiqVision Ultra LS500 4K PRO-UHD Laser Projection TV | Epson America, Inc.

Whole-house Control/System Management Product of the Year: Crestron Home™ | Crestron Electronics, Inc.


Custom Home of the Year: Lakefront Luxury | Fusion Audio + Video

Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year: Mediterranean Theater Complex | Keith Yates Design Group

Specialty Project of the Year: Texas Gun Experience | Futurian Systems

Integrator of the Year Winner

Harrison Home Systems, Inc.

2021 Finalists

All entries are judged by independent experts within the industry.


View previous years’ Mark of Excellence Award winners below.